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Tuffy's opens $70 million facility
Functional math class breaks ground at PHS
WCCO profiles Perham: City selected for Goin' to the Lake series
Wadena man says estranged brother may have called in human remains report
Perham man wins at local birding event
Boys cross country returns with a lot of experience
East Grand Forks outlasts Perham
High expectations for Perham girls cross country
Area Football Standings and results
Yellowjackets open season with championship rematch
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Births this week
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Corny story: moonshining with Minnesota 13
Care Carnival was a success
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Step back in time at Finn Creek Folk Festival
Puppet Pageant, parades and corn
May 22, 2014
Arvig announces intent to purchase St. Olaf Telecom
Arvig Enterprises, Inc. announced its intention to purchase the operations of St. Olaf Telecom in Northfield, Minn., from St. Olaf College last week. The sale will be finalized once government and regulatory approvals are received. St. Olaf Telecom provides telecommunications...
May 22, 2014 - 4:54am
May 16, 2014
After a major redo, Station House reopens
After a 7-month hiatus, The Station House has reopened in downtown Perham with a new menu, head chef and atmosphere. Co-owner Robbie Paridon...
May 16, 2014 - 1:00pm
Lakes Country Chiropractic adds massage services
Massage therapy is now available through Lakes Country Chiropractic in Perham. Jessica Wittich began offering massage appointments on May 12. Her services were previously offered at the Perham Area Community Center. “We both wanted to provide more options for natural, holistic...
May 16, 2014 - 12:42pm
Local leader recognized by MN Hospital Association
Eugene Jahnke, a Perham Health Board of Trustee member, has received certification from the Minnesota Hospital Association. Jahnke was one of 13 hospital trustees in the state to be recognized for the certification by American Hospital Association President and Chief Executive...
May 16, 2014 - 12:40pm
Leiran wins insurance distinction
Keith Leiran, an American Family Insurance agent in Perham and Wadena, has been recognized for providing outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification. Leiran joins other American Family agents who have demonstrated...
May 16, 2014 - 12:38pm
May 9, 2014
New drawing shows possible layout for city garage
A rough drawing released last week reveals what Perham’s future public works facility and its surrounding grounds might look like. Created...
May 9, 2014 - 10:21am
May 5, 2014
KLN to bring workers from abroad
KLN Family Brands is partnering with a national education program to bring more than 60 interns from abroad to work and learn at Barrel O’Fun. This will be the first time a KLN property has been involved in a program with Global Workforce, LLC. Interns will be coming to Perham...
May 5, 2014 - 10:26am
May 1, 2014
Lakes Café reopens with a fresh new look
Lakes Café reopened last Wednesday after being closed for a little over a week for remodeling. Owners Randy Mattfeld and Rich Doll said the...
May 1, 2014 - 12:23pm
WCI named a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business
On Earth Day, April 22, the League of American Bicyclists recognized West Central Initiative with a Silver Bicycle Friendly Business award. With the announcement of 80 new and renewing bicycle friendly businesses in 29 states and Washington, D.C., West Central Initiative (WCI)...
May 1, 2014 - 11:28am
Perham Crossings gets top honors from GrandStay
The Crossings by GrandStay in Perham has received two top awards from GrandStay Hospitality, LLC, including the 2013 Property of the Year award and an award for excellent customer service. The awards were announced during GrandStay’s 2014 Brand Conference, held in Oakdale, Minn.,...
May 1, 2014 - 11:19am
April 25, 2014
Drug and alcohol testing service opens
Schmidt and Associates, Inc., an alcohol and drug testing service, has opened in Perham. President Vickie Schmidt founded the company in Fargo in 1997. Since then, she and her husband, Gene, have added offices in Detroit Lakes and now Perham. For Schmidt, it was an easy...
April 25, 2014 - 12:07pm
Investment expert to speak at ITOW
Paul Dietrich, a frequent commentator on CNBC, Fox Business News, CNN and Bloomberg TV, will be speaking in Perham on Thursday, May 1. Dietrich, who is an international corporate attorney and the CEO and Co-Chief Investment Officer of Fairfax Global Markets, LLC, will touch...
April 25, 2014 - 11:46am
Wild Stallion Lounge opening in Richville
A new lounge will be opening soon in the back room of the Rockin’ Horse Café in Richville. The Wild Stallion Lounge will be opening May 1, with an official grand opening planned for a later date in June. The Wild Stallion will feature an exclusive house beer, pull tabs, meat...
April 25, 2014 - 9:47am
Reiki holistic healing now offered in Perham
The Japanese holistic healing technique of reiki is now being offered at the Perham Area Community Center. Tiffany Van Watermulen describes reiki (pronounced RAY-key) as a method of “harnessing the universal energy and using that to heal.” As a level one reiki practitioner,...
April 25, 2014 - 9:45am
April 24, 2014
MN gains 2,600 jobs in March, state high
Minnesota employers added 2,600 jobs in March, according to figures released today by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development. The gains, offset partially by revised figures showing the state lost 1,100 more jobs than originally reported in February, brought...
April 24, 2014 - 12:21pm